The 2017 LAS Computer Replacement Brochure is now available. Read more about 2017 LAS Computer Replacement Brochure
Both Apple and Microsoft will be releasing updates to their personal computer operating systems in the near future. Microsoft is delivering Windows 10, which promises many new features, and a more consistent experience across different types of devices. Apple will be delivering OS X 10.11, also known as El Capitan, which is focused on improving performance on existing Macs. Both of these upgrades will be pushed out by the vendors, and invitations to upgrade may be seen on some University-owned computer systems. Other systems may not show the invitations.
Even though it might be tempting to upgrade right away, LAS IT staff are asking everyone to wait until your IT professionals can test the upgrades with the special software you may use for teaching, research, or other work. We also want to make sure these new operating systems work with our campus infrastructure. Read more...
LAS IT welcomes two new members to our team:
David Hemken: Providing support for LAS Administration and Philosophy and Religious Studies
Tyler Mixson: Providing support for the Department of Statistics
- Change requests should be submitted before the weekly scheduled change meeting.
- Meetings are scheduled weekly and will be attended by anyone presenting a change request.
- Meetings are open to all LAS technicians.
- Change approval is granted based on group consensus.
- The LAS IT Director or Change Committee Chair may declare or approve a change without group consensus.
What requires an approval: Read more about Change Management
This document gives a step-by-step process of booking a (conference) room and scheduling a meeting in outlook.
We have instructions for the following: Read more about Scheduling a Meeting
Before scheduling a meeting in Apple Calendar, make sure that you have selected Exchange as the server type.
To check: go to System Preferences and select Internet Accounts.
Make sure that the calendar option is checked.
Once that is confirmed, open Apple Calendar (it’s the icon with the date). Read more about Scheduling Meetings in Apple Calendar for Mac OS
Go to the top left side of the screen. Locate the square shaped menu and click on it.
Click on the Calendar option.
Once it opens up, click on the New button.
If the meeting is to take place in the office of the invitee, the location can be specified in the Add a location field. Read more about Scheduling Meetings in Outlook 365
Need computer support?
Find the IT technician for your area in our Directory of LAS IT Support Contacts.